Editorials

Should Hamtramck keep its parking meters or upgrade?

It’s an understatement to say that the subject of parking meters has long been an issue in Hamtramck. Since at least the 1980s, there have been on and…

The key to Hamtramck’s success this year: Cooperation

In this week’s paper, we explore some of the issues that will be coming up in the new year. Hamtramck’s financial security will continue to take up a…

News

Prepare to pay more for parking

Prepare to pay more for parking

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck will join other local communities in upgrading its parking meters. Hamtramck…

What’s in store for the coming year? Just look back to last year

What’s in store for the coming year? Just look back to last year

  By Charles Sercombe Now that 2019 is behind us, it’s time once again to…

Crime watch: Armed robbery gangs arrested

Crime watch: Armed robbery gangs arrested

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck police officers once again nabbed armed robbery crews. Last Friday,…

Breaking news: Missing woman has been found

Breaking news: Missing woman has been found

By Charles Sercombe On Wednesday (Jan. 15), Hamtramck police announced that a 25-year old woman…

Business

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

  By Alan Madlane Le Rouge is moving on up. The soccer squad, the local faves with the rowdy fun fanbase, is getting promoted. “Le Rouge,” for those…

Hamtown Farms site is now privately owned, its future unknown

Hamtown Farms site is now privately owned, its future unknown

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtown Farms is not only closed down, it has now been sold. Michael Davis, a co-organizer of the farm, declined to say who purchased…

At Balkan House, the ‘doner’ is a foodie’s favorite

At Balkan House, the ‘doner’ is a foodie’s favorite

  By Alan Madlane Balkan House is a restaurant literally located inside a large, converted house on a main street in downtown Hamtramck. The site has actually had…

Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

‘Story of the Year’ revolved around a key financial source

‘Story of the Year’ revolved around a key financial source

  By Charles Sercombe Now that 2019 has come to pass, it’s time for our annual “Story of the Year.” And what a year it was: there…

Features

Hamtramck Baseball Stadium gets some rock star treatment

Hamtramck Baseball Stadium gets some rock star treatment

By Charles Sercombe Detroit rocker Jack White has proved to be a major league player in the restoration of the historic Hamtramck Baseball Stadium. White and his…

Editorials

A new year, and a reason to be optimistic

It looks like the new year, 2020, has started off with quite a bang. The country still remains deeply politically divided, and it now looks like it…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…